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Old Apr 7th 2003, 2:24 am   #1
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Default Time to mail from NVC to Embassy! My timeline from NVC mail to packet 3 sent out

My fiance is in Singapore, just about as far as you can get. The NVC mailed my packet on Monday. It was there Friday! I called DHL, the people the NVC use to ship to embassies with. They say shipping express overseas (at least to Singapore) is 3 days, starting the day after it was recieved by them to ship. This worked out exactly right. As of friday, packet 3 was sent to my fiance! This shipping time is terrific! I hope this reassures many of you about any delay we all thought may occur when shipping. The time in transit is about the same for me mailing a letter to California from Florida!

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Old Apr 7th 2003, 3:03 am   #2
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Thanks for the post and sharing your timeline. That helps me calm down a bit about the NVC step.

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Our time line for I-129F/K1 visa

12/09/02 - Sent in our I-129F to NSC (yeah, lets get ready to wait).
12/11/02 - 1st NOA
04/07/03 - NSC officer gets my file
04/24/03 - Petition approved
04/24/03 - Petition sent to NVC
04/28/03 - 2nd NOA arrives in mail
04/28/03 - NVC recieves petition
04/30/03 - NVC sends petition to India (Chennai)
05/13/03 - Packet 3 reaches Sona
05/28/03 - Sent the documents to Sona (via USPS/DHL)
06/02/03 - Sona gets the packet by USPS/DHL (In just 3 business days :-)
06/13/03 - Interview date for K1!!!
Visa was not given due to a missing PCC (police clearance certificate).

06/17/03 - Sent in the missing PCC document to the US Embassy in Chennai.
06/27/03 - K1 Success!!! :-)
07/09/03 - Sona arrives in the US.
07/14/03 - Our wedding date :-)
07/30/03 - We apply for AOS, AP, EAD and SSN.


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Old Apr 7th 2003, 7:46 pm   #3
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that is great news Steve
I know our papers are in Port au Prince... Only they refused to enter them
into the computer...Saying they are understaffed and have at least a
thousand before ours.
 
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wow!

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Originally posted by Wisdom Over Wealth
that is great news Steve
I know our papers are in Port au Prince... Only they refused to enter them
into the computer...Saying they are understaffed and have at least a
thousand before ours.
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Old Apr 11th 2003, 11:29 pm   #5
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Hi all, thought I would post my current timeline for those waiting on
NVC.
K3 VISA petition
1st NOA Oct 31, 2002/ Nov 1, 2002
2nd NOA March 31, 2003
NVC Received approved file April 08, 2003
NVC Forwarded file to Consulate April 10, 2003

I did some checking since NVC uses DHL to forward files. I thought
they scan everything and email it but I think its a combination of
both. Anyway DHL customer service was helpful and told me the
consulate should get it by Tuesday April 15, 2003. They saw that a few
packages were picked up for delivery to my consulate. I will get a
tracking number from NVC next week when its available on their system.

Getting closer!! NVC appears to be pretty fast.

Victor




Steve2003 wrote in message news:...
    > wow!
    >
    > Originally posted by Wisdom Over Wealth
    > > that is great news Steve
    > > I know our papers are in Port au Prince... Only they refused to
    > > enter them
    > > into the computer...Saying they are understaffed and have at least a
    > thousand before ours.
 
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Victor T.
Hi all, thought I would post my current timeline for those waiting on
NVC.
K3 VISA petition
1st NOA Oct 31, 2002/ Nov 1, 2002
2nd NOA March 31, 2003
NVC Received approved file April 08, 2003
NVC Forwarded file to Consulate April 10, 2003

I did some checking since NVC uses DHL to forward files. I thought
they scan everything and email it but I think its a combination of
both. Anyway DHL customer service was helpful and told me the
consulate should get it by Tuesday April 15, 2003. They saw that a few
packages were picked up for delivery to my consulate. I will get a
tracking number from NVC next week when its available on their system.

Getting closer!! NVC appears to be pretty fast.

Victor


HI
VICTOR
LET ME KNOW IF UCAN GETA TRACKING# CAUSE I HAD THE IMPRESSION THAT U CANT GET A TRACKING# SO IF U GET IT PLS LET ME KNOW
THANKS
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Old Apr 12th 2003, 3:25 am   #7
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Hello All,

Can anyone please tell me for what is this NVC tracking number for, I am just confused about it. Thanks!

God Bless
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Old Apr 12th 2003, 3:57 am   #8
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Default just wanted to add mine

the dates in ( ) are how many business days it took from the previous date to the date it is after.

March 11 approval
March 19 NVC receives approval (6 business days)
March 24 NVC send to Casablanca (3 business days)
April 2 Casablanca receives application (7 business days)
April 9 Husband receives packet #3 and appointment date in
mail (5 business days)
June 3 appointment at Casablanca (7 weeks)

Total buisness days from approval to Packet #3 = 21 days
Total days from approval to Packet #3 = 28 days
Total days from approval to appointment = 2 months 22 days
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Old Apr 12th 2003, 5:04 am   #9
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Hi Cdcib,

When I asked the lady at NVC for the tracking number she said its not
in the computers yet. Takes a few days. I asked if I called next week
could I then get a tracking number. I forgot her exact response but
she didn't say they couldn't give it nor did she discourage me from
calling on it.

Either way I am sure it will get there soon. I just hope the consulate
processes it quickly.

Will keep you posted...



    > >
    > > HI
    > > VICTOR
    > > LET ME KNOW IF UCAN GETA TRACKING# CAUSE I HAD THE IMPRESSION THAT U
    > > CANT GET A TRACKING# SO IF U GET IT PLS LET ME KNOW
    > > THANKS
 
Old Apr 12th 2003, 4:53 pm   #10
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Michael and Lynn,

The tracking number is DHL Shipper tracking number. NVC uses DHL
which is like Fed-Ex. I will see if they have a tracking number
attached to my petition which was forwarded to my wife's consulate.

Victor
 
Old Apr 13th 2003, 2:29 am   #11
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Victor, what embassy did it get forwarded to?


"Victor T." wrote in message
news:b6d056c.0304111529.5f3a1a00@posting.google.com...
    > Hi all, thought I would post my current timeline for those waiting on
    > NVC.
    > K3 VISA petition
    > 1st NOA Oct 31, 2002/ Nov 1, 2002
    > 2nd NOA March 31, 2003
    > NVC Received approved file April 08, 2003
    > NVC Forwarded file to Consulate April 10, 2003
    > I did some checking since NVC uses DHL to forward files. I thought
    > they scan everything and email it but I think its a combination of
    > both. Anyway DHL customer service was helpful and told me the
    > consulate should get it by Tuesday April 15, 2003. They saw that a few
    > packages were picked up for delivery to my consulate. I will get a
    > tracking number from NVC next week when its available on their system.
    > Getting closer!! NVC appears to be pretty fast.
    > Victor
    > Steve2003 wrote in message
news:...
    > > wow!
    > >
    > > Originally posted by Wisdom Over Wealth
    > > > that is great news Steve
    > > > I know our papers are in Port au Prince... Only they refused to
    > > > enter them
    > > > into the computer...Saying they are understaffed and have at least a
    > > thousand before ours.
 
Old Apr 15th 2003, 3:23 am   #12
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Chennai, India



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    > Victor, what embassy did it get forwarded to?
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